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Tales of the American West

Tales of the American West

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Published by Wheeler Pub. in Rockland, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western stories.,
  • Large type books.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard S. Wheeler, editor.
    SeriesWheeler large print book series
    ContributionsWheeler, Richard S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.W4 T35 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 333 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3940983M
    ISBN 101587240394
    LC Control Number2001017755

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